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Charlie Morton

Charles Alfred Morton

Position: Pitcher
Bats: Right, Throws: Right
Height: 6' 5", Weight: 235 lb.

Born: November 12, 1983 in Flemington, NJ
High School: Joel Barlow HS (Redding, CT)
Drafted
by the Atlanta Braves in the 3rd round of the 2002 amateur draft.
Signed June 19, 2002. (All Transactions)
Debut: June 14, 2008 (Age 24.215, 16,950th in MLB history)
Rookie Status: Exceeded rookie limits during 2008 season [*]
Teams (by GP): Pirates/Braves 2008-2014
2015 Contract Status: Signed thru 2016, 3 yrs/$21M (14-16) & 17 team option (details) [*]
Service Time (01/2015): 6.010, Free Agent: 2017 [*], Agents: Proformance [*]
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Standard Pitching

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Year Age Tm Lg W L W-L% ERA G GS GF CG SHO SV IP H R ER HR BB IBB SO HBP BK WP BF ERA+ FIP WHIP H9 HR9 BB9 SO9 SO/W Awards
2008 24 ATL NL 4 8 .333 6.15 16 15 0 0 0 0 74.2 80 56 51 9 41 2 48 2 0 2 345 68 5.14 1.621 9.6 1.1 4.9 5.8 1.17
2009 25 PIT NL 5 9 .357 4.55 18 18 0 1 1 0 97.0 102 49 49 7 40 0 62 5 0 4 416 92 4.15 1.464 9.5 0.6 3.7 5.8 1.55
2010 26 PIT NL 2 12 .143 7.57 17 17 0 0 0 0 79.2 112 79 67 15 26 3 59 7 1 5 382 53 5.29 1.732 12.7 1.7 2.9 6.7 2.27
2011 27 PIT NL 10 10 .500 3.83 29 29 0 2 1 0 171.2 186 82 73 6 77 5 110 13 1 9 769 97 3.77 1.532 9.8 0.3 4.0 5.8 1.43
2012 28 PIT NL 2 6 .250 4.65 9 9 0 0 0 0 50.1 62 30 26 5 11 1 25 2 0 4 223 81 4.17 1.450 11.1 0.9 2.0 4.5 2.27
2013 29 PIT NL 7 4 .636 3.26 20 20 0 0 0 0 116.0 113 51 42 6 36 1 85 16 0 5 493 109 3.60 1.284 8.8 0.5 2.8 6.6 2.36
2014 30 PIT NL 6 12 .333 3.72 26 26 0 0 0 0 157.1 143 76 65 9 57 2 126 19 0 8 666 96 3.72 1.271 8.2 0.5 3.3 7.2 2.21
7 Yrs 36 61 .371 4.50 135 134 0 3 2 0 746.2 798 423 373 57 288 14 515 64 2 37 3294 85 4.11 1.454 9.6 0.7 3.5 6.2 1.79
162 Game Avg. 9 15 .371 4.50 34 34 0 1 1 0 189 202 107 94 14 73 4 130 16 1 9 833 85 4.11 1.454 9.6 0.7 3.5 6.2 1.79
PIT (6 yrs) 32 53 .376 4.31 119 119 0 3 2 0 672.0 718 367 322 48 247 12 467 62 2 35 2949 87 3.99 1.436 9.6 0.6 3.3 6.3 1.89
ATL (1 yr) 4 8 .333 6.15 16 15 0 0 0 0 74.2 80 56 51 9 41 2 48 2 0 2 345 68 5.14 1.621 9.6 1.1 4.9 5.8 1.17
Hold your mouse over the values in the Saves, ERA, or FIP columns for additional information.

Player Value--Pitchers

WAR Explained (v2.2): 8+ MVP, 5+ A-S, 2+ Starter, 0-2 Sub, < 0 Repl
Year Age Tm Lg IP G GS R RA9 RA9opp RA9def RA9role PPFp RA9avg RAA WAA gmLI WAAadj WAR RAR waaWL% 162WL% Salary Awards
2008 24 ATL NL 74.2 16 15 56 6.75 4.69 0.20 0.17 98.1 4.58 -18 -1.6 .7 -0.0 -1.0 -12 .398 .490
2009 25 PIT NL 97.0 18 18 49 4.55 4.33 0.16 0.17 102.2 4.44 -1 -0.1 -0.1 0.6 7 .492 .499
2010 26 PIT NL 79.2 17 17 79 8.92 4.55 -0.56 0.17 99.6 5.27 -33 -2.9 -0.1 -2.3 -26 .329 .482 $422,500
2011 27 PIT NL 171.2 29 29 82 4.30 4.24 -0.20 0.16 100.7 4.63 5 0.6 -0.1 1.9 20 .520 .503 $441,000
2012 28 PIT NL 50.1 9 9 30 5.36 4.28 -0.06 0.16 89.4 4.03 -8 -0.8 -0.0 -0.4 -3 .413 .495 $2,445,000
2013 29 PIT NL 116.0 20 20 51 3.96 4.06 0.40 0.16 94.5 3.61 -4 -0.4 -0.1 0.5 5 .478 .497 $2,000,000
2014 30 PIT NL 157.1 26 26 76 4.35 3.89 0.15 0.15 98.1 3.81 -8 -0.9 -0.1 0.4 3 .464 .494 $4,000,000
7 Seasons 746.2 135 134 423 5.10 4.23 0.03 0.16 98.3 4.30 -67 -6.3 .7 -0.5 -0.3 -6 .453 .495 $9,308,500
PIT (6 yrs) 672.0 119 119 367 4.92 4.18 0.01 0.16 98.3 4.26 -49 -4.6 -0.4 0.7 5 .461 .496 $9,308,500
ATL (1 yr) 74.2 16 15 56 6.75 4.69 0.20 0.17 98.1 4.58 -18 -1.6 .7 -0.0 -1.0 -12 .398 .490

Postseason Pitching

Year Age Tm Lg Series Rslt Opp W L W-L% ERA G GS GF CG SHO SV IP H R ER HR BB IBB SO HBP BK WP BF WHIP H9 HR9 BB9 SO9 SO/W
2013 29 PIT NL NLDS L STL 0 1 .000 3.18 1 1 0 0 0 0 5.2 3 2 2 1 4 0 4 0 0 0 24 1.235 4.8 1.6 6.4 6.4 1.00
1 NLDS 0 1 .000 3.18 1 1 0 0 0 0 5.2 3 2 2 1 4 0 4 0 0 0 24 1.235 4.8 1.6 6.4 6.4 1.00

Standard Batting

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Year Age Tm Lg G PA AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS OPS+ TB GDP HBP SH SF IBB Pos Awards
2008 24 ATL NL 16 20 17 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 9 .059 .059 .118 .176 -55 2 0 0 3 0 0 1
2009 25 PIT NL 18 33 31 1 4 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 15 .129 .129 .129 .258 -31 4 0 0 2 0 0 1
2010 26 PIT NL 17 28 26 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 18 .038 .038 .038 .077 -79 1 1 0 2 0 0 1
2011 27 PIT NL 29 64 50 0 4 3 0 0 2 0 0 1 29 .080 .094 .140 .234 -35 7 0 0 11 2 0 1
2012 28 PIT NL 9 15 13 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 8 .000 .000 .000 .000 -100 0 0 0 2 0 0 /1
2013 29 PIT NL 20 38 36 1 5 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 11 .139 .139 .139 .278 -21 5 0 0 2 0 0 1
2014 30 PIT NL 26 49 40 1 2 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 21 .050 .073 .050 .123 -64 2 2 0 8 0 0 1
7 Yrs 135 247 213 3 17 4 0 0 5 0 1 2 111 .080 .088 .099 .186 -48 21 3 0 30 2 0
162 Game Avg. 162 296 256 4 20 5 0 0 6 0 1 2 133 .080 .088 .099 .186 -48 25 4 0 36 2 0
PIT (6 yrs) 119 227 196 3 16 3 0 0 5 0 0 2 102 .082 .090 .097 .187 -48 19 3 0 27 2 0
ATL (1 yr) 16 20 17 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 9 .059 .059 .118 .176 -55 2 0 0 3 0 0

Player Value--Batters

WAR Explained (v2.2): 8+ MVP, 5+ A-S, 2+ Starter, 0-2 Sub, < 0 Repl
Year Age Tm Lg G PA Rbat Rbaser Rdp Rfield Rpos RAA WAA Rrep RAR WAR waaWL% 162WL% oWAR dWAR oRAR Salary Pos Awards
2008 24 ATL NL 16 20 -4 -1 0 0 3 -2 -0.3 0 -2 -0.3 .484 .498 -0.2 0.0 -2 1
2009 25 PIT NL 18 33 -5 -0 0 0 5 -0 -0.1 0 -0 -0.1 .497 .500 -0.1 0.0 -0 1
2010 26 PIT NL 17 28 -7 -0 -0 0 4 -3 -0.3 0 -3 -0.3 .480 .498 -0.3 0.0 -3 $422,500 1
2011 27 PIT NL 29 64 -10 -0 0 0 8 -2 -0.3 0 -2 -0.3 .491 .498 -0.3 0.0 -2 $441,000 1
2012 28 PIT NL 9 15 -4 -0 0 0 2 -2 -0.2 0 -2 -0.2 .479 .499 -0.2 0.0 -2 $2,445,000 /1
2013 29 PIT NL 20 38 -6 -0 0 0 5 -1 -0.1 0 -1 -0.1 .496 .500 -0.1 -0.0 -1 $2,000,000 1
2014 30 PIT NL 23 49 -10 -0 -0 0 7 -3 -0.4 0 -3 -0.4 .483 .498 -0.4 -0.0 -3 $4,000,000 1
7 Seasons 132 247 -46 -2 -0 0 34 -14 -1.6 0 -14 -1.6 .488 .499 -1.6 -0.0 -14 $9,308,500
PIT (6 yrs) 116 227 -42 -1 -0 0 31 -12 -1.4 0 -12 -1.4 .489 .499 -1.4 -0.0 -12 $9,308,500
ATL (1 yr) 16 20 -4 -1 0 0 3 -2 -0.3 0 -2 -0.3 .484 .498 -0.2 0.0 -2

Postseason Batting

Year Age Tm Lg Series Opp Rslt G PA AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS TB GDP HBP SH SF IBB
2013 29 PIT NL NLDS STL L 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0 0 0 0
1 NLDS 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0 0 0 0

Standard Fielding

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Year Tm Lg Age Pos G GS CG Inn Ch PO A E DP Fld% Rdrs Rdrs/yr RF/9 RF/G lgFld% lgRF9 lgRFG SB CS CS% lgCS% PO Awards
2008 ATL NL 24 P 16 15 0 74.2 10 3 7 0 0 1.000 0 0 1.21 0.63 .959 1.74 1.72 7 2 22% 27% 0
2009 PIT NL 25 P 18 18 1 97.0 18 7 11 0 2 1.000 0 0 1.67 1.00 .955 1.72 1.70 9 4 31% 29% 1
2010 PIT NL 26 P 17 17 0 79.2 21 6 12 3 0 .857 -2 -5 2.03 1.06 .954 1.73 1.72 12 2 14% 29% 2
2011 PIT NL 27 P 29 29 2 171.2 39 7 31 1 1 .974 0 0 1.99 1.31 .955 1.80 1.79 16 6 27% 28% 2
2012 PIT NL 28 P 9 9 0 50.1 12 3 6 3 0 .750 -2 -8 1.61 1.00 .950 1.77 1.76 4 0 0% 26% 0
2013 PIT NL 29 P 20 20 0 116.0 17 4 13 0 0 1.000 -1 -2 1.32 0.85 .964 1.76 1.76 11 6 35% 28% 0
2014 PIT NL 30 P 26 26 0 157.1 33 9 23 1 2 .970 4 5 1.83 1.23 .955 1.72 1.71 14 4 22% 28% 3
7 Seasons P 135 134 3 746.2 150 39 103 8 5 .947 -1 0 1.71 1.05 .956 1.75 1.74 73 24 25% 28% 8
7 Seasons TOT 135 134 3 746.2 150 39 103 8 5 .947 -1 -1 1.71 1.05 .956 1.75 1.74 73 24 25% 28% 8
Note: Complete player games played data.
Fielding stats are a combination of official records and RetroSheet records. Both are likely to have substantial errors and will not match perfectly.
View Complete Notes on Fielding Data
Leagues historically made no effort to balance team, league, and player fielding stats. Since 1990 or so, computers have made this feasible, but prior to that there are hundreds or thousands of discrepancies each year in games played (even whether a player played a position), putouts, assists, double plays and errors.
  • Pre-1938 SB & CS data for catchers is estimated from catcher assists, games started and opposition stolen bases.
  • From 1938 on SB, CS, Pickoff, & WP data for catchers and pitchers is taken from play-by-play accounts in the retrosheet files. There are several hundred games without pbp from 1938 to 1973 and for those we may not have any data.
  • CG & GS come from the retrosheet data and should be complete and pretty accurate from 1914 on.
  • Innings played (like SB and CS) come from the retrosheet play-by-play data and should be considered mostly complete from 1938 to 1973 and complete from then on.
  • Stats (PO,A,G, etc) for LF-CF-RF positions (since 1914) is taken from play-by-play or box score data as available.
  • Stats (PO,A,G,etc) for C,P,1B,2B,3B,SS,OF positions is taken from the official reported totals and may have been corrected at various times since their publication.
  • For detailed information on which games retrosheet is missing play-by-play from 1938 to 1973, please see their most wanted games list
  • For detailed information on the availability of data on this site by year, see our data coverage page

Appearances on Leader Boards, Awards, and Honors

Stats are Year-Value-Rank · Glossary

Complete Games s c a p y
2011 NL  2 (9th)

Shutouts s c a p y
2009 NL  1 (6th)
2011 NL  1 (6th)

Bases on Balls s c a p y
2011 NL  77 (7th)

Home Runs per 9 IP s c a p y
2011 NL  0.315 (1st)

Losses s c a p y
2010 NL  12 (9th)

Wild Pitches s c a p y
2011 NL  9 (9th)

Hit By Pitch s c a p y
2011 NL  13 (3rd)
2013 NL  16 (1st)
2014 NL  19 (1st)
Active  64 (22nd)

Sacrifice Hits s c a p y
2011 NL  11 (7th)

Hall Of Fame Statistics

Player rank in (·)

Gray InkPitching - 4 (2033), Average HOFer ≈ 185
Hall of Fame StandardsPitching - 2 (1930), Average HOFer ≈ 50
JAWS Starting Pitcher (3312th), -1.9 career WAR/-1.9 7yr-peak WAR/-1.9 JAWS
Average HOF P (out of 59) = 73.4 career WAR/50.2 7yr-peak WAR/61.8 JAWS

Transactions

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Salaries

Salaries may not be complete (especially pre-1985) and may not include some earned bonuses
Year Age Team Salary ServTm(OpnDay) Sources Notes/Other Sources
2009 25 Atlanta Braves $405,000 ?
2010 26 Pittsburgh Pirates $422,500 1.055
2011 27 Pittsburgh Pirates $441,000 2.055
2012 28 Pittsburgh Pirates $2,445,000 3.010 contracts
2013 29 Pittsburgh Pirates $2,000,000 4.010 contracts
2014 30 Pittsburgh Pirates $4,000,000 5.010 contracts
201531Pittsburgh Pirates$8,000,0006.010
201632Pittsburgh Pirates$8,000,000
201733Pittsburgh Pirates*$9,500,000 $9.5M Team Option, $1M Buyout
Earliest Free Agent: 2017
Career to date (may be incomplete)$9,713,500Does not include future salaries ($16M)
Primary salary Data (about) courtesy Doug Pappas, and the Society for American Baseball Research.
Additional 1915-1969 salaries researched via Baseball Hall of Fame contract archives by Dr. Michael Haupert of UW-LaCrosse.
Salaries for mid-season call-ups or traded players may not be shown.
Salaries converted to alternate years using Consumer Price Index (CPI) data courtesy of the Minneapolis Federal Reserve Board.

Name + "Statistics" Translations



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French: Charlie Morton statistiques
Japanese: チャーリー・モートン 統計
Chinese: 查理·莫頓 數據

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